Privacy Policy

Effective as of February 20, 2017

1. Introduction

Apen Designs, Inc. (“us,” “we,” or “Company”) is committed to respecting the privacy rights of visitors at apen-designs.com (“the Site”) and users of Apen Designs’ products and features (“Services”). We created this Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) to demonstrate our commitment to fair information practices and the protection of privacy. Apen Designs’ Services include software that enables its users to create one-pagers, splash pages, squeeze pages, and similar digital marketing assets. The personal information that Apen Designs processes, collects, and stores is for the purpose of enabling your use of the Services.
This Privacy Policy applies only to information we collect in this Service, in e-mail, text and other electronic communications sent through or in connection with this Service. This policy DOES NOT apply to information that you provide to or is collected by any third party. This Privacy Policy is only applicable to the Site and the Services available thereon, and not applicable to any other websites that you may be able to access from the Site via links, each of which may have data collection, storage, and use practices and policies that differ materially from this Privacy Policy. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of any third parties.
Please read this policy carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your information and how we will treat it. If you do not agree with our policies and practices, do not download, register with or use this Service. By downloading, registering with or using this Service, you agree to this privacy policy.

2. Types of Information Collected

(a) Traffic Data Collected. We automatically track and collect the following categories of information when you visit our Site: (1) IP addresses; (2) domain servers; (3) operating system; (4) mobile network information; and (5) types of web browsers used to access the Site (collectively “Traffic Data”). Traffic Data is anonymous information that does not personally identify you but is helpful for marketing purposes or for improving your experience on the Site.
(b) Personal Information Collected. In order for you to access our Services, including paid features that we offer via the Site, we require you to provide us with certain information that personally identifies you (“Personal Information”). Personal Information includes the following categories of information: (1) Contact Data (such as your name and e-mail address); (2) Financial Data (such as your credit card details); (3) for account registration using your social networking accounts, your social media account log-in information; (4) in some cases, metadata and other information associated with other files stored on your device may be given access by you to the Service, such as photographs, audio and video clips and graphics. If you communicate with us by e-mail, post messages to our blog, or otherwise communicate to use via social media, any information provided in such communication may be collected as Personal Information.
When you use or register for our Service or otherwise interact with us, we may collect the following information from our users that may, in certain circumstances, constitute personal data:
• Username;
• Password;
• E-mail address;
• Address;
• Phone number;
• Name;
• Social media account log-in info, where applicable;
• Business ID or personal identity number;
• Company and position details;
• Billing and payment information;
• Product and order information;
• Client contacts and feedback;
• Information concerning the use of the Service;
• Information necessary for communications;
• Permits and consents; and
Other data obtained under the user’s consent.
(c) Cookies. Cookies are pieces of text that may be sent to and saved by your browser when you access our Site; your web browser stores these cookies in a way associated with each website you visit, and you can see your cookies through your browser settings. We use cookies to enable our servers to recognize your web browser and tell us how and when you use our Services. Our cookies do not, by themselves, contain information that personally identifies you, and we don’t combine the general information collected through cookies with other such information to tell us who you are. However, we do use cookies to identify that you have logged in and that your web browser has accessed aspects of the Services, and that we may associate that information the account you may have created for your use of the Services. This information, in turn, is something used to personalize your experience with the Services. Most web browsers have an option for turning off the cookie feature, which will prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, as well as (depending on the sophistication of your web browser software) allowing you to decide on acceptance of each new cookie in a variety of ways. Please note that this Privacy Policy applies to our use of cookies only, and does not cover the use of cookies by third parties.

3. Use of Information Collected

(a) Company Use of Information. We use Contact Data to:
i) send you information about our company or our products or services;
ii) provide you with the Service and its contents, and any other information, products or services that you request from us;
iii) fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it; or
iv) to contact you when necessary (i.e. notices relating to the Service; service alerts; general customer care).
We use your Financial Data to:
i) bill you for our non-free Services;
ii) carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us, including for billing and collection.
While we reserve the right to send you email concerning your account billing status, service alerts and our own and third parties’ goods and services that may be of interest to you, you may opt out of our general marketing and promotion emails.
We may use the information we collect to display advertisements to our advertisers’ target audiences. Even though we do not disclose your personal information for these purposes without your consent, if you click on or otherwise interact with an advertisement, the advertiser may assume that you meet its target criteria.
(b) Sharing Of Personal Information. We share certain categories of information we collect from you in the ways described in this Privacy Policy. We share Contact Data and Financial Data with our business partners who assist us by performing core services (such as hosting, billing, fulfillment, data storage and security, or account registration using social media platforms) related to our operation of the Site. Those business partners only have permission to use your Contact Data and other Personal Information to carry out their specific business obligations to Company. In addition, we may disclose personal information that we collect or you provide:
i) to our subsidiaries and affiliates;
ii) to a buyer or successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution or other sale or transfer of some or all of Apen Designs’ assets;
iii) to fulfill the purpose for which you provide it;
iv) for any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information;
v) with your consent;
vi) to comply with any court order, law or legal process, including to respond to any government or regulatory request,
vii) to enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us and for billing and collection.
(c) User Choice Regarding Collection, Use, And Distribution Of Personal Information. You may choose not to provide us with any Personal Information. In such an event, you may still access the Site; however you will not be able to access and use the Services because, as per our Terms of Use, we require accurate Personal Information for the creation of an account which allows the use of our Services.
(d) Information Retention Policy. Personal Information will only be retained by company for as long as necessary to provide you with Services. Company’s billing options for non-free plans provide for periodic billing, and Company may retain your Financial Data for that purpose.

4. Data Security

We have implemented measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration and disclosure. All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Any payment transaction will be made through the PayPal service and encrypted using SSL technology.
The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password for access to certain parts of our Service, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone. We urge you to be careful about giving out information in public areas of the Service.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted through our Service. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures we provide.

5. User Ability to Access, Update, and Correct Personal Information

We maintain a procedure in order to help you confirm that your Personal Information remains correct and up-to-date. At any time, you may log in to your account, accessible on the Site, and review your Personal Information for accuracy and, if necessary, update your Personal Information that we have already collected.

6. Lost or Stolen Information

You must promptly notify us if your user name, or password is lost, stolen, or used without permission. In such an event, we will remove that user name, or password from your account and update our records accordingly.

7. Public Information

The Site contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites. We also make our blog and our social media accounts available to you. Please understand that any information that is disclosed and/or shared on these platforms becomes public information. We have no control over its use and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your Personal Information and any other information you consider private.

8. Data Provided by You to Create Digital Marketing Assets

Our Services enable you to upload your data, content and information to create one-pagers, splash pages, squeeze pages, and similar digital marketing assets embedded with or otherwise displaying your data. Per our Terms of Use, you are solely responsible for respecting your own privacy and confidentiality interests, as well as those interests of any other person or party. It is your responsibility to ensure that any private, sensitive, or confidential information you upload in connection with your use of the Services does not become available or disclosed to unauthorized or unintended viewers.
WE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ANY RESPONSIBILITY FOR YOUR UNAUTHORIZED OR UNPERMITTED SHARING, DISTRIBUTION, PUBLICATION, OR DISPLAY OF ANY PRIVATE, SENSITIVE OR CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION.

9. Children & Minors

This Site and corresponding Services are not intended for, or designed to attract, individuals under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from any person we actually know is an individual under the age of 13, regardless of parental consent. Personal Information from children between the ages of 13 and 18 is only collected with the consent of their parents or guardians, in the manner provided by the law. In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under 13, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from a child between the ages of 13 and 18 without parental consent, we will delete that information as quickly as possible.

10. Updates and Changes to Privacy Policy

We may update our privacy policy from time to time. If we make material changes to how we treat our users’ personal information, we will post the new privacy policy on this page. The date the privacy policy was last revised is identified at the top of the page. You are responsible for periodically visiting this privacy policy to check for any changes.

11. Contact Information

To ask questions or comment about this privacy policy and our privacy practices, contact us at: support@apen-designs.com.